U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Urology Program Directors' Meeting

9/16/2015 12:00 PM
9/18/2015 12:00 PM
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For questions concerning this meeting, please contact:
Mark A. Dennis, CGMP
Senior Conference Planner
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
656 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
P: (301) 670-4990, ext. 237
F: (301) 670-3815
E: mdennis@scgcorp.com
W: www.scgcorp.com ​​
Madison
 
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

Event Details

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Poster information can be found under the Abstract tab.

Hotel information can be found under the Directions/Travel tab.

Meal prepayment can be found on the Registration Page.

Meeting Objective
The purpose of the Urology Program Directors' Meeting is to bring together the Directors of the Urology O'Brien Centers and their project directors, the Directors of the Planning Centers for Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology, and the Directors for the Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program and their fellows. This meeting will promote interactions between Centers and Programs and the sharing of resources.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Agenda


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015


7:15 a.m. Breakfast Buffet at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (pre-paid by individuals)
   
Urology Program Directors Meeting - H.F. DeLuca Forum at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
   
KURe Program
7:55 a.m. Introduction of the KURe program – What it Means
Tracy Rankin, Ph.D., National Institute of Diabetes and Digestion and Kidney Diseases/NIH
   
KURe Program Directors
  Highlights of the overall training program, including the strengths of the program, topic areas, and career trajectories of previous or current trainees, as well as research areas of opportunity for training at their institution for new scholars
   
8:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. (10 min presentation/5 min questions)
   
8:00 a.m. Dale Edmond Bjorling, D.V.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison
   
8:15 a.m. Firouz Daneshgari, M.D., Case Western Reserve University
   
8:30 a.m. Cynthia Amundsen, M.D., Duke University
   
8:45 a.m. Laurence Baskin, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
   
9:00 a.m. Dolores Jean Lamb, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
   
K12 Scholars – Short Talks
9:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.  (15 min presentation/5 min questions)
   
9:20 a.m. Ashleigh Theberge, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Probing Paracrine Signaling in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with New Microfluidic Methods
   
9:40 a.m. Teresa Liu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Role of Estrogen Receptor Activation on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Progression
   
10:00 a.m. Nazema Siddiqui, M.D., M.H.Sc., Duke University
Identifying an Animal Model for Insulin Resistance-Associated OAB
   
10:20 a.m. Heidi Brown, M.D., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Community-based Continence Promotion: Bolstering the Evidence-Base and Planning for Dissemination and Implementation
   
10:40 a.m. Break
   
Urology O’Brien Centers Program
(5 min overview; 15 min presentation/5 min questions; 5 min summary; 10 min discussion)
   
11:00 a.m. Columbia – Overview, including resources
   
11:00 a.m. Ali Gharavi, M.D.
Genetics of VUR
   
11:20 a.m. Jonathan Barasch, M.D.
Defense of the Urinary System by IC Cells
   
11:40 a.m. Cathy Mendelsohn, Ph.D.
The Embryonic Urothelium is a Source of Signals that Controls Ureter Maturation
   
12:00 p.m. Summary of Interactions and Relationships between Projects that Contribute to a Research Center of Excellence
   
12:20 p.m. Catered lunch provided at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (pre-paid by individuals)
   
K12 Scholars – Short Talks
1:40 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.  (15 min presentation/5 min questions)
   
1:40 p.m. James Hokanson, Ph.D., Duke University
Insights Gained into Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) and OAB from Using PGE2 as an OAB Model
   
2:00 p.m. Mir Reza Bekheirnia, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Identification of Single Nucleotide and Copy Number Variations in Congenetical Anomalies of Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT)
   
2:20 p.m. Abhishek Seth, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Discovering Novel Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Genitourinary Birth Defects
   
2:40 p.m. Lan Lu, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting (MRF): A Novel Quantitative Imaging Method for UTI Disease Models
   
3:00 p.m. Benjamin Breyer, M.D. MAS, FACS, University of California, San Francisco
Bicycle Trauma from the Emergency Room to the Bicycle Seat
   
3:20 p.m. Anne Suskind, M.D., M.S., University of California, San Francisco
The Effects of Frailty on Patients Undergoing Urologic Surgery
   
3:40 p.m. Break
   
Urology O’Brien Centers Program
(5 min overview; 15 min presentation/5 min questions; 5 min summary; 10 min discussion)
   
4:00 p.m. Mayo – Overview, including resources
   
4:00 p.m. Shuai Leng, Ph.D.
Use of Imaging to Predict Stone Composition and Fragility
   
4:20 p.m. Amy Krambeck, M.D.
Endoscopic Mapping to Define Urinary Stone Precursor Lesions
   
4:40 p.m. Andrew Rule, M.D.
Predicting Symptomatic Recurrence of Kidney Stones
   
5:00 p.m. Michael Romero, Ph.D.
Use of a Drosophila Model to Study Urinary Stone Pathogenesis
   
5:20 p.m. Summary of Interactions and Relationships between Projects that Contribute to a Research Center of Excellence
   
5:40 p.m. Carolyn Best, M.D., American Urology Association
   
5:50 p.m. Conclusion of Day 1 Program
   
6:00 p.m. Dinner on your own with Colleagues
   

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015


7:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (pre-paid by individuals)
   
Urology Program Directors Meeting - H.F. DeLuca Forum at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
   
Developmental Centers Program
8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m. (20 min presentation/10 min questions)
   
8:00 a.m. Marshal Stoller, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
New Insights in Kidney Stone Disease Using Metallomics and Metabolomics
   
8:30 a.m. James Brooks, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
Genomic Analysis of BPH
   
9:00 a.m. Frank Marini, Ph.D., Wake Forest School of Regenerative Medicine
Macrophage Influence on the Microenvironmental Regulation of Bladder Regeneration
   
9:30 a.m. Mark Zeidel, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Mapping Brainstem Control of Urine Storage and Voiding in Conscious Mice: Sharing with the Urology Research Community
   
10:00 a.m. Doris Herzlinger, Ph.D. – Cornell University
Collaborations Initiated Progress in Educational Research
   
   Romulo Hurtado, Ph.D., Cornell University
Validation of Videomicrosopic and Optical Mapping Techniques for the Analysis of Hydronephrosis in the Mature Mouse and Advances in the Development of Techniques for Analyzing Motility Defects in the Embryonic and Neonatal Urinary Tract
   
10:30 a.m. Break
   
Urology O’Brien Centers Program
(5 min overview; 15 min presentation/5 min questions; 5 min summary; 10 min discussion)
   
11:00 a.m. Wisconsin – Overview, including resources
   
11:00 a.m. William A. Ricke, Ph.D.
Estrogens and Fibrosis in Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction
   
11:20 a.m. Chad Vezina, Ph.D.
Roles of Beta-Catenin in Urinary Dysfunction
   
11:40 a.m. Jill Macoska, Ph.D.
CXCL12/CXCR4 Axis Activation in Lower Urinary Tract Fibrosis and Dysfunction
   
12:00 p.m. Summary of Interactions and Relationships between Projects That Contribute to a Research Center of Excellence
   
12:20 p.m. Lunch on your own with Colleagues
   
3:00 p.m. Poster Session and Reception at Union South (the second floor)
   
5:00 p.m. Poster Wrap-up
   
6:00 p.m. Group Dinner Varsity Hall at Union South (pre-paid by individuals)
   

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015


7:30 a.m. Breakfast on your Own
   
9:00 a.m. NIH Closed Meeting with the External Panel
   
10:00 a.m. NIH Closed Meeting with Center Directors and the External Panel
   
11:00 a.m. Adjournment

Directions/Travel

Meeting Locations

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID)
330 N. Charles Street
Madison, WI  53715
Phone: (608) 316-4300
www.wid.wisc.edu

Union South Building
1308 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI  53715
Phone: (608) 890-3000


Hotel Accommodations

A limited block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at each of the following three hotels:

  1. Wisconsin Union Hotel
    1308 W. Dayton Street
    Madison, WI  53715
    Phone: (608) 263-2600
    Fax: (608) 890-4422
    Lodging rate: $135 per night, plus taxes
    Code: NIDDK
    Group Name: NIDDK Meeting
    Cutoff Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015
     
  2. Hampton Inn & Suites Madison/Downtown
    440 W. Johnson Street
    Madison, WI  53703
    Phone: (608) 255-0360
    Fax: (608) 255-0349
    Lodging rate: $169 per night, plus taxes
    Cutoff Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015
    Group Name: Urology Program Directors’ Meeting
    http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/M/MSNBJHX-URO-20150915/index.jhtml
     
  3. DoubleTree by Hilton Madison
    525 West Johnson Street
    Madison, WI  53703
    Phone: (608) 251-5511
    Lodging rate: $159 per night, plus taxes
    Cutoff Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015
    Reference Code: URO
    http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/M/MSNDTDT-URO-20150915/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

    Group Code: NID
    Group ID: 311090

Any room reservations received after the deadline dates will be accepted on a space- and rate-availability basis. Reservations should be made for arrival on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015, with departure on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015.

Please be certain that the hotel provides you with a confirmation number for your reservation. After the cutoff dates, each hotel will release its official room block and may charge significantly higher rates or may be sold out. Check-in time at the DoubleTree by Hilton Madison and the Wisconsin Union Hotel is 3:00 p.m., and checkout time is 11:00 a.m. Check-in time at the Hampton Inn & Suites Madison/Downtown is 3:00 p.m., and checkout time is 12:00 p.m.

If you need to cancel your reservation, please do so by 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to arrival, or you will be charged a no-show fee for 1 night on your credit card.

Ground Transportation

Directions from the Madison airport (Dane County Regional)

To Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery:
Exit the airport on International Lane (only choice). Follow International Lane to the second stoplight (International Lane ends) and turn left onto Packers Avenue (WI-113). Follow Packers Avenue, which becomes E. Johnson Street and then E. Gorham Street. Follow E. Gorham Street, which becomes University Avenue. The Discovery building is located at the 1300 block of University Avenue on the left side of the street, between N. Orchard Street and N. Randall Avenue.

To Union South:
Take I-90 or US 151 to Highway 12/18. Exit Highway 12/18 at Park Street (Exit 261 B). Proceed north
on Park Street for 2 miles to Dayton Street. Turn left onto Dayton Street. Parking is located below street level under Union South. 


Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and Union South Parking

Parking is available in Lot 20, which serves the Genetics and the McArdle Laboratory and is located on the right side of University Avenue, across from the Discovery Building. Lot 20 can be accessed from University Avenue.

Parking also is available in Lot 17, which is behind Engineering Hall and Camp Randall Stadium. Turn left onto N. Randall Avenue. Proceed straight across Campus Drive and make the next right turn just prior to Engineering Hall. Lot 17 will be on your left.

A third option is Lot 80, which is under the Union South Building. Turn left onto N. Randall Avenue. Proceed straight across Campus Drive and make the next left turn onto Dayton Street. The entrance to the underground parking garage will be on your left.

Visitor parking in lots 17, 20, and 80 costs $1 per 30 minutes for the first 2 hours and $1 per hour thereafter, up to a maximum of $12 per day. Prices and availability are subject to change.​

Minutes

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Attendees

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Abstracts

Poster Abstract and Presentation Guidelines
Submission Deadline: Friday, September 4, 2015
All abstracts must be submitted via e-mail to Mark Dennis at mdennis@scgcorp.com with “Urology Program Directors’ Abstract” in the subject line.

Instructions for Submitting an Abstract
  1. The abstract should include a statement of purpose, methods used, and a summary of results in sufficient detail to support the conclusion. Statements such as “results will be described” should be avoided.
  2. Format for abstract:
    1. Abstract is limited to 250 words (not including name and affiliation) and should be typed single-spaced using Times New Roman.
    2. Title should be boldface and followed by one return.
    3. Author List (authors’ first and last names, degrees) and Institutions should be followed by one return. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. Provide any grant acknowledgments for your research (e.g., R01-DK13028) at the end of your abstract.
  3. The abstract file should be saved as:  presenting author’s Last name_First word in the title (e.g., Zucker_Effects) and sent to mdennis@scgcorp.com with “Urology Program Directors’ Abstract” in the subject line.
Poster Guidelines
Photography is not allowed where posters are displayed.
Poster Size
Each author is allotted a 4-foot-high by 4-foot-wide poster board.
Poster Session
The Poster Session will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.​

Location

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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 330 N. Orchard Street
  • WI
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Contacts

Line For questions concerning this meeting, please contact:
Mark A. Dennis, CGMP
Senior Conference Planner
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
656 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
P: (301) 670-4990, ext. 237
F: (301) 670-3815
E: mdennis@scgcorp.com
W: www.scgcorp.com ​​